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CHRISTMAS PARTY RECAP

Another great Christmas party! For those who did not make it, Bar Napoli and Jeff Altmann did an amazing job. Drinks were had, food was eaten, awards were given, and tomfoolery pursued. The awards were as follows:

Most Improved: Great Lefthand - Lefty
Hornet Spirit: Jim Scariot - Elmo (Suda is already plotting his death)
Hornet of the Year: Sydney Donovan
Old Boy of the Year: Frank Hawkey
Rookie of the Year: Nate Clarey
Best Back: Brad Bearden
Best Forward: Joey Smelt
MVP - Brad Christ 
Player's Player - Brad Christ

We recognized our coaches Mick Wilkes and Grant Challen for their large commitment to the team with a gift certificate and VHS's(Mick still does the VCR thing) of Crocodile Dundee.

We recognized our great teammate Joey Smelt for receiving the Bronze Star Medal for his heroism and meritorious service in a combat zone. A nice bottle of bourbon to drink to that! A true hero and an honor to have him on the team.

Lastly we recognized our invaluable teammate Billy Biggs for his many years as a Hornet as he departs for Colorado in a matter of days. He will be extremely missed and his days on the field will never be forgotten. Good luck DR. BIGGS!!!!!

Be there again next year, a great time as always!


The Hornets Rugby Club was founded in Humphrey’s Tavern during the summer of 1977.

From its inception, the Club was formed to promote good friendship, good play, and good drink in the spirit of rigorous competition coupled with the highest degree of sportsmanship.

- Preamble to the Hornets Rugby Club Constitution



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